Medal commemorating the translation of the body of Napoleon to Rouen; obverse by Alexis Joseph Depaulis

Medal commemorating the translation of the body of Napoleon to Rouen; obverse

Alexis Joseph Depaulis

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Medal commemorating the translation of the body of Napoleon to Rouen; obverse

Obverse: Head of the Emperor Napoleon, laureate and draped, on a cushion (left). Legend: 'SAINTE HÔòá├�LÔòá├ÀNE V MAI MDCCCXXI'. Exergue: 'JE DESIRE QUE MES CENDRES REPOSENT SUR LES BORDS DE LA SEINE, AU MILIEU DE CE PEUPLE FRANÔòá├ôAIS QUE J'AI TANT AIMÔòá├�' (I wish my ashes to repose on the banks of the Seine among this French people, whom I have loved so much.) Reverse: Starboard bow view of the paddle steamer 'Dorade', containing the coffin, guarded, passing through the arched suspension bridge, draped with flags; cathedral and buildings (right). Legend: 'S.A.R. LE PRINCE DE JOINVILLE COMMANDANT DE L'EXPÔòá├�DITION' (S.A.R. The Prince of Joinville commanding the expedition). Exergue: 'PASSAGE A ROUEN DE RESTES MORTELS DE L'EMPEREUR NAPOLÔòá├�ON LE X DECEMBRE MDCCCXL' (The passage to Rouen of the mortal remains of the Emperor Napoleon, 10 Dec 1840.)
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